"We don't all agree on everything. I don't agree with myself on everything."
"Hello, dear. I'm talking to the members of the N.R.A. right now. Would you like to say hello? I love you, and I'll give you a call as soon as I'm finished, O.K.? O.K., have a safe trip. Bye-bye. Talk to you later, dear. I love you." --answering a cell phone call from his wife during the middle of a speech to the NRA
"I'm probably one of the four or five best known Americans in the world." --while visiting Britain
"I'm rooting for the Red Sox. I'm an American League fan and I go with the American League team." --on the 2007 World Series, committing blasphemy for a so-called Yankee die-hard
"I was there working with them. I was exposed to exactly the same things they were exposed to. So in that sense, I'm one of them." --on being exposed to the same health risks as workers at ground zero after the 9/11 attacks
"It wouldn't quite be fair to say September 11, like, made my career."
"I do know a lot about intensive questioning and intensive questioning techniques. ... Now, intensive questioning works. If I didn't use intensive questioning, there would be a lot of mafia guys running around New York right now and crime would be a lot higher in New York than it is. Intensive question has to be used." --on why he supports waterboarding torture
"They talk about sleep deprivation. I mean, on that theory, I'm getting tortured running for President of the United States. That's plain silly." --joking about torture
"Hillary and Obama are kind of debating whether to invite them to the inauguration or the inaugural ball." --on Osama bin Laden and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
"You know, in the horror movie you kill the monster, and the hand re-emerges. And if you're not looking, the hand grows back and then the monster's there again. That cannot be allowed to happen." --Rudy Giuliani, on fighting terror
"This is the strongest economy on Earth. It's the last best hope of humanity."
"Freedom is about authority. Freedom is about the willingness of every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal of discretion about what you do."
"Oh, you dirty boy! Donald, I thought you were a gentleman." --while dressed in drag, after having his "breasts" fondled by Donald Trump (Watch video clip)
~Compiled by Daniel Kurtzman